Monthly Archives: March 2019

Saturday Mix – Mad About Metaphor, 30 March 2019 – Raining Cats and Dogs.

Our metaphor this week is – Raining cats and dogs. The alarm went off at six, and I could feel the cold of the morning descend on me as I huddled under the blankets until the last possible moment. I … Continue reading

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Story Starter Challenge #28 – Sort of Guilty

Today’s sentence: “We the jury, find the defendant _____” “Guilty, sort of,” said the jury foreman. “Sort of? You can’t say sort of1” exclaimed the Judge. “Well,” explained the Foreman, “On counts two and three we find him guilty, but … Continue reading

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March 28: Flash Fiction Challenge – Eminence.

March 26, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that uses the word eminence. It’s a rich word full of different meanings. Explore how it sounds or how you might play with it. Go where … Continue reading

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #80 – Survival

The very scars, at times, hidden Through shame and humiliation, Continue to cut deep As legacies of past struggles Resurrect their ugly heads To remind you of where you fit in this world. You’ve come to learn you are not … Continue reading

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Thursday photo prompt: Bright #writephoto – Light

It was at the exact moment when the sun hit the ground that life was able to surge. It became contagious, as it moved across the forest floor and the life within the ground strung into action. The light was … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #20 – The Red Dot

My aged travelling companion, Crisp, was fascinated by the level crossing gates. “Why the big red dot in the middle?” she mused. “Maybe tomorrow the word STOP might be painted on,” I suggested. “Odd,” she said as she stood and … Continue reading

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What do you See? March/26/2019 – The Apparition

The monks who gathered in front of the derelict chapel did so for a reason. It was once again the first Tuesday of the month, and the day the apparition appeared above the chapel door. For those remaining monks it … Continue reading

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